Position Title:Human Resources Business Partner
Date Posted: September 27, 2017
Job Location: Madison
Company Name: Madison Area Technical College
Contact: Kellie Wall
1701 Wright St
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-6906
Description: Madison College is seeking an energetic, highly skilled self-starter who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced leadership environment to join our team as a Human Resources Business Partner. The Human Resources Department is responsible for advancing the College’s mission and vision. The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) plays a key role in building collaborative work relationships that focus on customer-centered service and continuous improvement throughout Madison College. This position is fully dedicated to internal clients, their needs and their duties within designated units and serves as a consultant to management on Human Resource related issues.

This position serves business areas as a proactive, strategic employee champion and change agent and partners with senior management to develop organizational talent. The person in this role must be a risk taker, tough minded, adventurous, creative, innovative and an out of the box thinker with the ability to multitask and Driven to succeed. The HRBP assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. This position requires proactive communication with our HR department and business units and promotes excellence by taking new approaches to making difficult decisions.

This position reports to the Director of Employment and Employee Relations.

Essential Duties
1. Acts as a strategic thought partner, focused on developing effective high impact people solutions.

2. Consults with key leadership in assigned business area to problem solve and identify leadership, talent and capabilities gaps and subsequently design and implement organizational capability.

3. Designs, directs and creates workforce planning strategies for each client with action of how, when and where.

4. Partners with Leadership to enhance talent review, high potential identification and succession planning.

5. Partners with College Administrators regularly to support business unit.

6. Provides counsel on performance management issues (coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions, terminations, and appraisals), conflict management and change management, workforce planning and manages performance assessment practices.

7. Investigates and responds to employee relations issues. 
8. Advocates and promotes strategies that will enhance cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity as well as support policies and programs relating to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.

9. Supports Madison College Diversity and Inclusion efforts.

10. Prepares and presents training activates related to general human resources needs, i.e. employee relations, policy and interpretation, performance management, etc.

11. Recommends and assists with the development of new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

12. Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies. 

13. Conducts exit interviews and make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.

14. Promotes excellence, fosters and leads mindset shifts, integrates new approaches to make difficult decisions and approaches to problems.

15. Work Collaboratively with Benefits and Compensation team members to administer pay levels and administer Family Medical Leave.

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or a closely related field.
2. Seven to ten years of experience as a Human Resources Generalist, Business Partner or Human Resources Manager role. Four years of experience in the private or corporate sector desired. Direct Experience or knowledge in the following:

  • Full-Life Cycle recruitment for all levels of the organization
  • Employee/Labor Relations
  • Talent Acquisition and/or Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
  • Strategic Leadership Experience & Proactive Change Management Leadership

Salary Range: $71,376-$89,220

How to Apply: Please submit an online application through the Madison College Website http://jobs.madisoncollege.edu

Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Rosemary Buschhaus, J.D., SPHRSHRM-SCP
Director of Employment and Employee Relations
1701 Wright St
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 246-6904



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